Uruguay and Portugal would clash tonight in a crucial round of 16 battle at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.
The South American giants topped Group A and won all their matches.
Portugal finished second in Group B after they won 2 and drew 1 group game.
It could be anyone's game and there is plenty to look forward to in this titanic clash.
Uruguay centre-back Jose Gimenez is set to return after a back injury forced him to miss the game against Russia.
Portugal's Gelson Martins and left-back Raphael Guerreiro are back in training and could get a game.
Defensive mid-fielder William Carvalho is likely to miss out after skipping the training session.
Joao Moutinho is also in fray for Portugal after being benched against Iran.
Uruguay are yet to concede a single goal this campaign and go into the game as favorites.
But one shouldn't write off Portugal, especially after their brilliance in the European Championship 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking to create the gaps upfront as a lone striker.
Uruguay will be hoping the duo of Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez come good on the night.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez believes this fixture will be extremely difficult and that's why it's necessary to improve their game.
Uruguay defender Sebastian Coates stated that they are not focusing solely on Ronaldo.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos stated that Uruguay are a typical South American side and lauded their defensive capabilities.
Portugal have lost their last three knock-out games in the World Cup.
Ronaldo has failed to score in Portugal's knock-out games in the coveted tournament.
All five goals of Uruguay in this World Cup have been from set-pieces.
Uruguay have faced only six shots on target.
They are also vying to win opening 4 games in a World Cup since 1930.
The match is scheduled to start at 11:30 PM IST. One can watch the match live on the Sony Ten Network in both English and Hindi commentary. The match can be streamed live on Sony LIV app.
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